HOW TO: Throw a Circus Party fit for a clown

It’s birthday time again! Last year’s theme:  skateboarding. This year: the Big Top. And big it was….Charlie recently turned Lucky 7! After attending circus school and hurling himself off of a trapeze platform, this little clown and his friends ventured back home, greeted with Platypus Designer Duct Tape crafts + lots of other treats. Inspired by […]

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BRIGHTEN UP: Spring is here! Let’s make some vases.

  Spring is in the air here in North Carolina! The flowers are starting to bloom and people are shedding their jackets, donning yard clothes, beautifying their lawns and homes. It feels electric! Or maybe that’s just the bees buzzing. You may have noticed the Designer Duct Tape® covered vases on our home page scrolling by […]

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BUZZ: HGTV Magazine + NBC Today Show

We’re thrilled to have been featured in the January/February 2013 HGTV Magazine! Please go pick one up and see some great home decor ideas and uplifts using Platypus Designer Duct Tape. Also, you can see a segment that we were prominently featured in on NBC’s The Today Show! We couldn’t be happier to start the new […]

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Music Mondays: Getting Happy with GROUPLOVE

    Today the weather here in North Carolina is changing from a gorgeous unseasonably warm weekend into a gray, chilly, damp week. It’s not motivational Monday weather. I walked into my office this morning (which is in the middle of a renovation) and stuff was piled and discarded everywhere. No flat service was visible. […]

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QUICKFIX: Upcycled Holiday Waste Basket

  Today we have a quick and easy project that saved us from throwing away a scraped up ugly old waste basket. We covered it in our Picnic Gingham and for the sake of the season, added a little Christmas tree flare using our Summer Grass and Leather Designer Duct Tapes. The tree can be […]

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HOLY BAT-O-RANG: Meet Charlie, Super-crafter.

                              It is my pleasure to introduce you to Charlie, one of our biggest fans. He is an incredibly creative boy, with a penchant for designing super-duper stuff. We encourage each of you to submit your own projects showcasing Designer Duct […]

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HOLIDAY HAPPINESS: Gingertape Houses

    I’ve been looking forward to sharing this project as it is another brainchild of Platypus Person Louise Jordan, aka my mom. As I’ve mentioned before, she’s an amazing crafter and a very good designer in her own right. As the holidays approached we discussed what we could do with tape that would be […]

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UPCYCLED! Old Shoe Box to New Card Box

  At our house, we often store our cards in a ratty old shoe box. It’s been that way for years. This is a very satisfying and simple way to uplevel your old shoe boxes. We use this box for cards, but it could be storage for any items of course!

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Who made the first wallet from our World’s Best Wallet Kit?
Meet Ben.

Hey everyone, Today we want to introduce you to Ben. He is the first person to make a wallet from our new World’s Best Wallet Kit. He even used some of the metal craft corners on this wallet. It does look like a great one. The wood grain makes for a very chic unexpected wallet. […]

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Make it (Beautiful) With Tape: Fall Table Arrangement

  With the addition of the Platypus Orange linen and Saddle Leather duct tapes earlier this year, we were inspired to create a beautiful and easy Fall table. Platypus Person Louise Jordan (aka “Mom” to me), conceived of the elements. She’s a wonderful crafter, and has been a seriously capable designer (and hostess) since we […]

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